Behavioral Therapy Test 3

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Behavioral Therapy Test 3


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  • 1. 
    When the behaviour occurs, the aversive stimulus is no longer removed. This is a definition of extinction of:
  • 2. 
    Robert dances in the end zone whenever he scores a touchdown, because the fans give him a standing ovation for doing so. When the fans no longer give him standing ovation for his dancing, Robert stop dancing in the end zone. This is an example of:
  • 3. 
    Timmy takes out the garbage and his mother praises him when he does it. When his mother stops paraising him, Timmy stops taking out the garbage. Timmy's behaviour of taking out the garbage has been:
  • 4. 
    During an extinction burst, the unreinforced behaviour can increase in:
    • A. 

      May reoccur temporarily

    • B. 

      Intensification

    • C. 

      Brief duration

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 5. 
    Which of the following factors does NOT influence the extinction process?
    • A. 

      All behaviours are maintained by reinforcement

    • B. 

      When the reinforcers maintaining a behavior are no longer administered the person stops performing the behavior

    • C. 

      The frequency of the behavior

    • D. 

      The reinforcer that is maintaining the deceleration target behaviour must be identified

  • 6. 
    A common misconception people have about extinction, is that it:
    • A. 

      Decreases behaviors slowly over extended periods

    • B. 

      Means ignoring the behavior

    • C. 

      Target behaviors can reoccur temporarily

    • D. 

      Is generally combined with other therapies

  • 7. 
    Individual differences in the effectiveness of punishment refers to the fact that:
    • A. 

      All clients need time out

    • B. 

      Types of punishers include response cost are not individualised

    • C. 

      All clients are told of the punishers

    • D. 

      Punishers vary from person to person

  • 8. 
    Punishment can be defined by whether the consequences appears unfavorable or unpleasant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The principles of reinforcement and punishment are alike in that:
    • A. 

      Decelerate target behaviours

    • B. 

      Use a number of strategies including differential reinforcement, punishment, aversion therapy

    • C. 

      A and B

  • 10. 
    A conditioned punisher is established by
    • A. 

      Pairing a neutral stimulus with a punisher

    • B. 

      Using negative punishers with a positive stimulus

    • C. 

      Using positive punishers with a negative stimulus

  • 11. 
    The difference between positive and negative punishment is whether the consequence of the behavior involves the                                or                            of a stimulus.
  • 12. 
    Which of the following factors influences the effectiveness of punishment?
    • A. 

      The punisher should occur immediately after the target behavior is performed

    • B. 

      The punisher should be administered every time the target behavior occurs

    • C. 

      The client should be aware of the contingency between the target behavior and the punisher

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 13. 
    Punishment is a process that decreases or weakens a behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Nicole is caught lying to her parents and loses her driving privileges. As a result, Nicole no longer lies to her parents. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Negative punishment

    • B. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • C. 

      Positive punishment

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcer

  • 15. 
    A behavior is less likely to occur in the presence of the S-delta.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    ............................................ is the process in which the behavior is reinforced in the presence of the SD and not reinforced in the presence of the S-delta.
  • 17. 
    Stimulus discrimination training can occur as a result of:
    • A. 

      Association with the unavailability of reinforcement

    • B. 

      Discriminative stimulus

    • C. 

      All of these

  • 18. 
    Stimulus control is developed by stimulus discrimination training.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Bill drives faster than the speed limit only when his friends are in the car with him because they tell him he is cool. Bill's behavior of driving over the speed limit only when his friends are with him is said to be under                control.
    • A. 

      Stimulus

    • B. 

      Reinforcement

    • C. 

      Positve peer

    • D. 

      Conditioning

  • 20. 
    ................................ occurs when a behavior occurs int he presence of stimuli that are similar to the SD
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